• BettingbytheNumbers Pick of the Day, 01/24/2024
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    BettingbytheNumbers Pick of the Day, 01/24/2024

    #8 Auburn Tigers @ Alabama Crimson Tide (6:30 pm CT on ESPN) For today’s pick of the day, we are headed to SEC Hoops for another edition of the Iron Bowl. #8 Auburn is headed to Alabama looking as good as they have in years and are expecting to beat their long-time rivals. The Tigers are 16-2 and have one of the nation’s best defenses. Meanwhile, Alabama comes into the game with a 12-6 record, scarred by some early season losses (mostly against good teams). Both teams should show up tonight and make for a great game, so let’s get into the pick. Team Previews: Auburn is the hottest team…

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  • AFCON 2023: Indomitable Lions Storm Abidjan For Super Eagles Clash
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    AFCON 2023: Indomitable Lions Storm Abidjan For Super Eagles Clash

    The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon arrived Abidjan on Thursday for their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Rigobert Song’s side arrived Abidjan from Bouake where they played their last group against the Scorpions of Gambia. The Indomitable Lions played their first two group games at the Charles Konan Banny Stadium, Yamoussoukro. Read Also:Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Enoh Urged To Embrace Dare’s Adopt A Talent Project Cameroon finished second in Group C behind defending champions Terangha Lions of Cameroon. They have been boosted by the return to training of the stars forward Vincent Aboubacar and Clinton N’Jie. Both previously sidelined players have made…

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  • Edinburgh Leisure addresses misleading media reports around closures
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    Edinburgh Leisure addresses misleading media reports around closures

    By Kath Hudson    16 Jan 2024 Edinburgh Leisure says it is not planning to close venues, in response to media reports CEO, June Peebles, is committed to maintaining provision, despite financial challenges The public sector operator is currently forecasting a budget deficit of £3.6m for 2024/25 Talks are underway with City of Edinburgh Council around budgets Edinburgh Leisure is not considering facility closures, despite a number of stories circulating in local media alleging venues could be closed to balance the books. June Peebles, CEO of Edinburgh Leisure, told HCM that details included in an internal report were leaked to local media last week and then taken out of context.…

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  • 8 Reactions to the Vikings’ Season-Ending Loss at Detroit
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    8 Reactions to the Vikings’ Season-Ending Loss at Detroit

    Jan 7, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell on the sidelines against the Detroit Lions in the second quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Vikings’ 2023 season has officially come to an end. At 7-9, the Vikings needed plenty of help across the NFC in order to make the playoffs, but first and foremost, they had to defeat the Detroit Lions in order for the playoffs to be a possibility. They were unable to get that done, losing by a score of 30-20 in the final weekend of the regular season. As Minnesota finishes the year with a 7-10 record,…

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  • Canadiens confirm bad news on star winger
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    Canadiens confirm bad news on star winger

    Canadiens winger Alex Newhook left Thursday’s loss to Florida with a lower-body injury, and it will keep him out for a while.  The team announced that Newhook will miss the next 10 to 12 weeks with a high-ankle sprain. The 22-year-old is in his first season with Montreal after being acquired from Colorado just before the draft in June for the 31st and 37th picks along with prospect blueliner Gianni Fairbrother.  Despite taking a step back with the Avalanche last season, the Canadiens saw fit to give Newhook a four-year contract over the summer, one that carries a $2.9M cap hit; he will still be a restricted free agent at its…

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  • Top 17 Best Cities To Visit in Asia in 2024
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    Top 17 Best Cities To Visit in Asia in 2024

    Life can not be complete without a trip through Asia. This vastly immense and diverse continent has over 30% of Earth’s total land area and nearly 60% of the global population. We have create the ultimate Asia’s bucket list with the best places to visit in Asia. As Ray Bradbury said “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” Feel free to comment below any other Asian destinations that are on your 2024 bucket list! The Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket List: 1. Cappadocia, Turkey (✔) Things to do in Cappadocia:…

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